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Nine Lives (2016)

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A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

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Barry Sonnenfeld

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Spacey ... Tom Brand
Jennifer Garner ... Lara Brand
Robbie Amell ... David Brand
Cheryl Hines ... Madison Camden
Mark Consuelos ... Ian Cox
Malina Weissman ... Rebecca Brand
Christopher Walken ... Felix Perkins
Talitha Eliana Bateman ... Nicole Camden (as Talitha Bateman)
Teddy Sears ... Josh Myers
Jay Patterson ... Benson
Jewelle Blackman ... Doctor Cole
Serge Houde ... Stein
Mark Camacho ... Josh Boone
Chris Wilding Chris Wilding ... Chirpy Employee
Kyle Gatehouse ... Nerdy Employee
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Storyline

Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) is a daredevil billionaire at the top of his game. His eponymous company FireBrand is nearing completion on its greatest achievement to date - the tallest skyscraper in the northern hemisphere. But Tom's workaholic lifestyle has disconnected him from his family, particularly his beautiful wife Lara (Jennifer Garner) and his adoring daughter Rebecca (Malina Weissman). Rebecca's 11th birthday is here, and she wants the gift she wants every year, a cat. Tom hates cats, but he is without a gift and time is running out. His GPS directs him to a mystical pet store brimming with odd and exotic cats- where the store's eccentric owner- Felix Perkins (Christopher Walken), presents him with a majestic tomcat, named Mr. Fuzzypants. En route to present his daughter with her dream pet, a bizarre turn of events finds Tom trapped inside the body of Mr. Fuzzypants. Adopted by his own family, he begins to experience what life is truly like for the family pet, and as a cat, Tom ... Written by EuropaCorp

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From the director of the "Men in Black" movies See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, language and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | China | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mi papá es un gato See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,249,915, 7 August 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,637,449, 16 October 2016
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Up to 70% of Nine Lives was computer-generated. See more »

Goofs

When Tom goes into cardiac arrest, and they use the paddles on him, they do it through his gown. It needs to be on the skin with conductive gel to conduct the electricity to his heart. See more »

Quotes

Felix Grant: Okay, cats.
Tom Brand: I'm sorry?
Felix Grant: Let's do this.
[Turns Brand into a cat]
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Crazy Credits

In a nod to MGM logos, Mr. Fuzzy Pants appears in the O of the Europa logo and mews. See more »

Connections

References Gary the Rat (2003) See more »

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Meow Mix "Tender Centers" - Arrangement created for "Classic reborn"
Composer: Todd Schnitzer, Jon Darling, and Dan Pritkin
Publisher: South Music
Big Heart Brands - FCB Red - Ben Shields - Joseph Bogan and Sarah Miller - South Music Orchestra
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OK for kids
17 August 2016 | by joncovey-1See all my reviews

Great movie for kids and pet lovers. Some sweet moments. What's more important in life, lots of money or family. Language was mild, no memorable cursing. Clean movie.

Christopher Walken played the part of a mysterious man with mystical connections who runs a pet shop with cats. These cats can become receptacles for humans who need to learn what's really important in life.

Keven Spacey plays the billionaire whose greatest dream is to build the tallest building in North America.

Jennifer Garner is the wife and mother. Their little girl wants a kitten for her birthday. Dad is not happy with that but ends up getting a cat.

Don't want to say much more or I'll spoil the movie.


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